Wrestling

  • Seven national top-10 team finishes
  • Four NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • 42 All-America honors

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Awards

Central College wrestler

Most Valuable Wrestler Award

1968-69 Mark Furlane 1992-93 Bruce Kuennen
1969-70 Bill Jewett 1993-94 Chad Jensen
1970-71 Tony Wilson 1994-95 Brian Reece
1971-72 John Burt 1995-96 Brent Dunlap, Brent Lawrenson
1972-73 Steve Paris 1996-97 Greg Breeding
1973-74 Lynn White, Tim Ettelson 1997-98 Jim Rotert, Ben Schulte
1974-75 Wayne McDaniel 1998-99 Ryan Cunningham
1975-76 Kevin Braner 1999-00 Jeremy Hendricks
1976-77 Tom Smalley 2000-01 Dmitry Tarasov
1977-78 Bill Plein 2001-02 Jeremy Hendricks
1978-79 Tom Plein 2002-03 Dustin Roland
1979-80 Bill Plein 2003-04 Kevin Owens
1980-81 Tom Plein 2004-05 Ryan DeVriendt
1981-82 Todd Staats 2005-06 Josh Porter
1982-83 Scot Storjohann 2006-07 Ryan De Vriendt
1983-84 Bryant Hancock 2007-08 Curtis Hobbs
1984-85 Duane Lawrence 2008-09 -
1985-86 Kevin Azinger 2009-10 Tommy Van Renterghem
1986-87 Tim Hackel 2010-11 Curtis Hobbs
1987-88 Chris Hoffman 2011-12 Joseph Atwell
1988-89 Eric Stewart 2012-13 Daniel Page
1989-90 Steve Weers    
1990-91 Chad Beck    
1991-92 Jon McGovern    

 

Most Improved Wrestler Award

Central College wrestler winning
1981-82 Dave Daughton
1982-83 Ed Ergenbright
1983-84 Kelly McGovern
1984-85 Kevin Azinger
1985-86 Jay McGovern
1986-87 Scot Dierks
1987-88 Steve Weers
1988-89 Joe Stutting
1989-90 Jon McGovern
1990-91 Dan Schneider
1991-92 Brad Kreiner
1992-93 Perry Numedahl
1993-94 Chad Jensen, Gavin Breadon
1994-95 Lance Eidem
1995-96 Sean Sanger
1996-97 Sean Sanger
1997-98 Mark Yeoman
1998-99 Will Owens
1999-00 Dustin Roland
2000-01 Mark Fuchtman, Andy Gum
2001-02 Dustin Roland
2002-03 Aaron Pratt
2003-04 Ross Patton
2004-05 Mark Trullinger
2005-06 Robert Baxter
2006-07 Nick Johnson
2007-08 Nick Merical
2008-09 Nick Johnson
2009-10 Ivan Gaeta
2010-11 Ted Dirkx
2011-12 TJ Peretti
2012-13 Abe Fernandez


Most Valuable Freshman Award

1974-75 Kevin Braner 1994-95 Matt Kopetski, Ben Sanders
1975-76 Dan Sauerbrei 1995-96 Mark Yeoman
1976-77 Steve Koopal 1996-97 -
1977-78 Robert Leeper, Tom Plein 1997-98 Ben Schulte
1978-79 Dave Smith 1998-99 Nick Kilburg
1979-80 Stacy Bandy 1999-00 Zach Behrends
1980-81 Todd Kohl 2000-01 C.T. Hammond
1981-82 Kelly McGovern 2001-02 Matt Hall
1982-83 Murray Anderson 2002-03 Peter Howard
1983-84 Andy Lonning 2003-04 Ryan DeVriendt
1984-85 Chad Beck 2004-05 -
1985-86 Joe Whitters 2005-06 Adam Foreman
1986-87 Steve Weers 2006-07 Max Davis
1987-88 Chad Beck 2007-08 -
1988-89 Jon McGovern 2008-09 Tommy Van Renterghem
1989-90 Bruce Kuennen 2009-10 Joseph Atwell
1990-91 Chad Jensen 2010-11 Kalen Greiner
1991-92 Jason Coy 2011-12 Daniel Page
1992-93 Brent Dunlap 2012-13 Aaron Anderson
1993-94 Dan Gabrielson    

Central College wrestler winning

Captains

1973-74 Tim Ettelson, Lynn White 1994-95 Brian Reece, Perry Numedahl, Brent Dunlap
1974-75

Lynn White, Wayne McDaniel

1995-96 Gavin Breadon, Brent Dunlap, Lance Eidem, Brent Lawrenson
1975-76

Tom Smalley, Kevin Branner

1996-97 Sean Sanger, Jim Rotert
1976-77 Tom Smalley 1997-98 Mark Yeoman, Jeremy White
1977-78

Tom Smalley, Steve Koopal

1998-99 Ben Schulte, Mark Yeoman
1978-79 Bill Plein 1999-00 Ryan Cunningham, Ben Schulte
1979-80 Bill Plein, Dave Smith 2000-01 Jeremy Hendricks, Jamie Scott
1980-81 Tom Plein, Dave Smith 2001-02 Jeremy Hendricks, Rex Gray, Brady Johnson
1981-82 Dave Smith and Stacy Bandy 2002-03 Tom Atkinson, John McClure
1982-83 Dave Daughton 2003-04 Derek Kondrad, Nick Valdez
1983-84 Bryant Hancock 2004-05 Ryan DeVriendt, Nick Valdez
1984-85 - 2005-06 Josh Porter, Ryan DeVriendt
1985-86 Kevin Azinger, Kelly McGovern 2006-07 Ryan De Vriendt, Nick Johnson
1986-87 - 2007-08 -
1987-88 Curt Blythe, Lanny Brand, Eric Stewart 2008-09 Nick Johnson, Ted Dirkx
1988-89 Chris Hoffman, Eric Stewart 2009-10 -
1989-90 Steve Weers, Chad Beck, Joe Stutting 2010-11 -
1990-91 Chad Beck, Joe Stutting 2011-12 -
1991-92 Lynn Silver, Jon McGovern    
1992-93 Mark Beason, Bruce Kuennen    
1993-94 Chad Jensen, Brian Reece, Perry Numedahl    

 

Lawrence Award (for work ethic and dedication)
Central College wrestler winning

1986-87 Eric Stewart
1987-88 Eric Stewart
1988-89 Chad Beck
1989-90 Steve Weers
1990-91 Jon McGovern
1991-92 Lynn Silver
1992-93 Mark Beason
1993-94 Brent Dunlap, Perry Numedahl
1994-95 Perry Numedahl
1995-96 Jeremy White
1996-97 Sean Sanger
1997-98 Jeremy White
1998-99 Brady Johnson, Ben Schulte, Mark Yeoman
1999-00 Brady Johnson
2000-01 Jeremy Hendricks
2001-02 Brady Johnson
2002-03 Lucas Casper
2003-04 Lucas Casper
2004-05 Ryan DeVriendt
2005-06 -
2006-07 Nick Wordes
2007-08 Ted Dirkx
2008-09 Reid Imerman
2009-10 Jake Crawford
2010-11 Zach Beekman

2011-12

Theron Stewart

2012-13 Joseph Atwell

 

Academic Achievement Award (highest GPA)

2008-09 Reid Imerman
2009-10 Reid Imerman
2010-11 AJ Crone
2011-12 Reid Imerman
2012-13 Chris Hallinan

 

Coaches' Award (epitomize values of team and coaches)

2008-09 Zach Beekman
2009-10 Zach Beekman
2010-11 Theron Stewart
2011-12 Joseph Atwell
2012-13 Theron Stewart


Most Pins Trophy

1973-74 Lynn White, Wayne McDaniel (tie)
1974-75 Kevin Braner
1975-76 Kern Reese
1976-77 Paul Tanis
1977-78 Tom Plein


Central College wrestler winning

Most Takedowns Trophy

1972-73 Dennis Kingdon
1973-74 Lynn White
1974-75 Wayne McDaniel
1975-76 Tom Smalley
1976-77 Steve Koopal
1977-78 Steve Koopal, Butch Wingett
1978-79 Dave Smith

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